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  • Mysterious wolf-like creature shot in Montana

    Mysterious wolf-like creature shot in Montana

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:58:21 GMT
    Image Courtesy KXLO via KFBBImage Courtesy KXLO via KFBB
    Image Courtesy KXLO via KFBBImage Courtesy KXLO via KFBB

    DENTON, Mont. - A large wolf-like animal was shot and killed May 16 by a rancher near Denton, Montana. It now has wildlife officials and the public wondering what it was, according to KFBB. The animal came within several hundred yards of the rancher’s livestock. Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks (FWP) said in a statement the rancher shot it and reported it as required by law. The animal was a young, non-lactating female and a canid, a 

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    DENTON, Mont. - A large wolf-like animal was shot and killed May 16 by a rancher near Denton, Montana. It now has wildlife officials and the public wondering what it was, according to KFBB. The animal came within several hundred yards of the rancher’s livestock. Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks (FWP) said in a statement the rancher shot it and reported it as required by law. The animal was a young, non-lactating female and a canid, a 

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  • FIRST ON KHQ: Former Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal facing felony theft charges for welfare fraud

    FIRST ON KHQ: Former Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal facing felony theft charges for welfare fraud

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:09:50 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Former Spokane Chapter NAACP President Rachel Dolezal is now facing legal trouble that could land her behind bars. KHQ has confirmed that Dolezal, who legally changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, is accused of 1st Degree Theft by Welfare Fraud, Perjury in the 2nd Degree, and False Verification for Public Assistance.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Former Spokane Chapter NAACP President Rachel Dolezal is now facing legal trouble that could land her behind bars. KHQ has confirmed that Dolezal, who legally changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, is accused of 1st Degree Theft by Welfare Fraud, Perjury in the 2nd Degree, and False Verification for Public Assistance. Her potential punishment under RCW 74.08.331 could include up to 15 years in prison.

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  • Man accused of murdering 10-month-old baby asks for change in his release conditions

    Man accused of murdering 10-month-old baby asks for change in his release conditions

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:36:09 GMT
    Suspect Joshua Mobley PHOTO: FacebookSuspect Joshua Mobley PHOTO: Facebook

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - The man accused of murdering the 10-month-old baby he was babysitting was back in court Friday asking for a change in his release conditions. Josh Mobley, 29, has been out on bond in the months following the death of baby Caiden Henry. His parents posted his $250,000 bond. Attorney's said Friday Mobley was asking to move his wife and four children into his parent's home after some financial issues. The 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - The man accused of murdering the 10-month-old baby he was babysitting was back in court Friday asking for a change in his release conditions. Josh Mobley, 29, has been out on bond in the months following the death of baby Caiden Henry. His parents posted his $250,000 bond. Attorney's said Friday Mobley was asking to move his wife and four children into his parent's home after some financial issues. The 

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  • FBI issues warning for small and home office internet routers

    FBI issues warning for small and home office internet routers

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-05-25 15:28:05 GMT

    KHQ.COM - The FBI has issued a warning to anyone with a small or home office internet router. In a press release and a post on the official FBI Facebook page the agency says "foreign cyber actors have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and other networked devices worldwide by using VPNFilter malware."

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    KHQ.COM - The FBI has issued a warning to anyone with a small or home office internet router. In a press release and a post on the official FBI Facebook page the agency says "foreign cyber actors have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and other networked devices worldwide by using VPNFilter malware."

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  • Fisherman calls 911, says he saw body floating down Coeur d'Alene River

    Fisherman calls 911, says he saw body floating down Coeur d'Alene River

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:33:29 GMT

    SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho - On Friday, the Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from 23-year-old Cole A. Lifsey from Post Falls, Idaho, who told officers he saw what he believed to be a body floating down the North Fork of the Coeur d’ Alene River. Lifsey said he was fishing at the time when he noticed the body, face down, floating past him.  Deputies immediately responded and began to coordinate a search and rescue 

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    SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho - On Friday, the Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from 23-year-old Cole A. Lifsey from Post Falls, Idaho, who told officers he saw what he believed to be a body floating down the North Fork of the Coeur d’ Alene River. Lifsey said he was fishing at the time when he noticed the body, face down, floating past him.  Deputies immediately responded and began to coordinate a search and rescue 

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  • Court Docs: North Spokane man stabbed through the heart

    Court Docs: North Spokane man stabbed through the heart

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:04:46 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The two women charged with murdering a 36-year-old man Wednesday evening in North Spokane, made their first appearance in court Friday afternoon. Selena Akridge-Davis and Tanessa Wilturner are both charged with the second degree murder of Demetrius Hoskins. Court documents show Wilturner's young daughter saw the fatal stabbing. Records indicate Wilturner and the victim were engaged and living with Akridge-

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The two women charged with murdering a 36-year-old man Wednesday evening in North Spokane, made their first appearance in court Friday afternoon. Selena Akridge-Davis and Tanessa Wilturner are both charged with the second degree murder of Demetrius Hoskins. Court documents show Wilturner's young daughter saw the fatal stabbing. Records indicate Wilturner and the victim were engaged and living with Akridge-

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  • Idaho town warned not to drink water after man found dead

    Idaho town warned not to drink water after man found dead

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:11:42 GMT

    DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) - Residents of an Idaho town have been told not to drink the water after a fired municipal worker was found dead in his home by emergency workers who were hospitalized after entering the residence. Dietrich Mayor Don Heiken says 62-year-old Tom Young was found dead Thursday. Heiken fired Young earlier this month. Heiken says there's concern Young contaminated the drinking water well serving the community of 300.

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    DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) - Residents of an Idaho town have been told not to drink the water after a fired municipal worker was found dead in his home by emergency workers who were hospitalized after entering the residence. Dietrich Mayor Don Heiken says 62-year-old Tom Young was found dead Thursday. Heiken fired Young earlier this month. Heiken says there's concern Young contaminated the drinking water well serving the community of 300.

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  • One person burned in apartment fire in Spokane

    One person burned in apartment fire in Spokane

    Saturday, May 26 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-05-26 07:53:41 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Firefighters say one person was burned and had to be hospitalized in a fire at the Resident Court Apartments at 5th and Jefferson late Friday night. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Firefighters say one person was burned and had to be hospitalized in a fire at the Resident Court Apartments at 5th and Jefferson late Friday night. 

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  • Adams County woman considered "danger to children" may be traveling with 6-month old she hid from authorities

    Adams County woman considered "danger to children" may be traveling with 6-month old she hid from authorities

    Saturday, May 26 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-05-26 06:11:47 GMT
    Yoci L. Godinez-BustosYoci L. Godinez-Bustos

    RITZVILLE, Wash.- The Adams County Sheriff's Office is searching for a woman they believe may be a danger to children, who is traveling with a 6-month old baby. Yoci Godinez-Bustos has been deemed by the courts as an unfit mother and has previously had 4 children taken away from her. 

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    RITZVILLE, Wash.- The Adams County Sheriff's Office is searching for a woman they believe may be a danger to children, who is traveling with a 6-month old baby. Yoci Godinez-Bustos has been deemed by the courts as an unfit mother and has previously had 4 children taken away from her. 

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  • Three men arrested for rape of 14-year-old girl in downtown Spokane apartments

    Three men arrested for rape of 14-year-old girl in downtown Spokane apartments

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:03:25 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Three men were arrested on Wednesday, accused of raping a 14-year old girl in a downtown Spokane apartment building. According to court documents obtained by KHQ, the girl ran away from home on April 1 because her parents were fighting. She took the bus to downtown and went to Riverpark Square. That's where she was approached by a man she'd never met before. The girl said he appeared to be high 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Three men were arrested on Wednesday, accused of raping a 14-year old girl in a downtown Spokane apartment building. According to court documents obtained by KHQ, the girl ran away from home on April 1 because her parents were fighting. She took the bus to downtown and went to Riverpark Square. That's where she was approached by a man she'd never met before. The girl said he appeared to be high 

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  • KHQ Investigates how welfare fraud cases are handled

    KHQ Investigates how welfare fraud cases are handled

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:25:18 GMT

    Spokane, Wash. On Friday afternoon we went back to Rachael Dolezal's house for one purpose, and that was to give her another chance to tell her side of the story  But still on Friday afternoon, No answers from her. Instead, KHQ spoke with Washington's senior director of fraud and accountability Steve Lowe whose job is to uncover welfare fraud and figure out the motives behind it. He told the state likely got lucky in this case. What led investigators knocking on Dolezal's door...

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    Spokane, Wash. On Friday afternoon we went back to Rachael Dolezal's house for one purpose, and that was to give her another chance to tell her side of the story  But still on Friday afternoon, No answers from her. Instead, KHQ spoke with Washington's senior director of fraud and accountability Steve Lowe whose job is to uncover welfare fraud and figure out the motives behind it. He told the state likely got lucky in this case. What led investigators knocking on Dolezal's door...

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  • Sheriff: Parents don't bring guns to school lockdowns

    Sheriff: Parents don't bring guns to school lockdowns

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:28:16 GMT

    POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Law enforcement officials in eastern Idaho have issued a public safety warning after several parents responded to a recent school lockdown armed with AR-15 rifles and a pistol. The Idaho State Journal reports that Marsh Valley High School was placed on lockdown Wednesday due to allegations a student was carrying a pistol.  Bannock County Sheriff Lorin Nielsen says some parents - alerted by students locked in classrooms via text and calls - decided to sh...

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    POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Law enforcement officials in eastern Idaho have issued a public safety warning after several parents responded to a recent school lockdown armed with AR-15 rifles and a pistol. The Idaho State Journal reports that Marsh Valley High School was placed on lockdown Wednesday due to allegations a student was carrying a pistol.  Bannock County Sheriff Lorin Nielsen says some parents - alerted by students locked in classrooms via text and calls - decided to sh...

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  • Spokane Police arrest man waving knife outside Zola's bar

    Spokane Police arrest man waving knife outside Zola's bar

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:40:27 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Friday evening just before 7:30 p.m. Spokane Police responded to the report of a man waiving a knife erratically in front of Zola’s bar. Officers and found the man, who was still holding the knife. At the time there were dozens of people in the immediate vicinity, some within yards of the armed individual. Police say the man was initially uncooperative and refused to surrender. After a couple minutes, he was arrested. After 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Friday evening just before 7:30 p.m. Spokane Police responded to the report of a man waiving a knife erratically in front of Zola’s bar. Officers and found the man, who was still holding the knife. At the time there were dozens of people in the immediate vicinity, some within yards of the armed individual. Police say the man was initially uncooperative and refused to surrender. After a couple minutes, he was arrested. After 

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  • Mother of 8-year-old boy who repeatedly shot sister, delayed report because she feared losing her guns

    Mother of 8-year-old boy who repeatedly shot sister, delayed report because she feared losing her guns

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:24:14 GMT

    ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) - A social worker says the Ohio mother of an 8-year-old boy who repeatedly shot his 4-year-old sister delayed reporting it and seeking medical help because she was afraid they would lose the firearms they use to hunt for food. The Ashland Times-Gazette reports the case worker testified Thursday at a hearing about custody of the children, who are now living with relatives.

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    ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) - A social worker says the Ohio mother of an 8-year-old boy who repeatedly shot his 4-year-old sister delayed reporting it and seeking medical help because she was afraid they would lose the firearms they use to hunt for food. The Ashland Times-Gazette reports the case worker testified Thursday at a hearing about custody of the children, who are now living with relatives.

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  • NFL players, coaches grapple with new anthem policy

    NFL players, coaches grapple with new anthem policy

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:48:53 GMT

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Doug Baldwin, Russell Wilson and other NFL players are speaking out against a rule approved by the league's owners this week mandating players on the field stand for the national anthem.  Baldwin took his comments a step further, calling President Donald Trump "an idiot" in response to the president's comments on "Fox & Friends" saying that "maybe you shouldn't be in the country" if you don't stand for the anthem. Baldw...

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    RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Doug Baldwin, Russell Wilson and other NFL players are speaking out against a rule approved by the league's owners this week mandating players on the field stand for the national anthem.  Baldwin took his comments a step further, calling President Donald Trump "an idiot" in response to the president's comments on "Fox & Friends" saying that "maybe you shouldn't be in the country" if you don't stand for the anthem. Baldw...

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  • The Latest: Student inside Indiana middle school says teacher threw basketball at shooter

    The Latest: Student inside Indiana middle school says teacher threw basketball at shooter

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:56:41 GMT
    Noblesville West Middle SchoolNoblesville West Middle School
    Noblesville West Middle SchoolNoblesville West Middle School

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - The Latest on a possible shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local): 6:45 p.m. A student who was in an Indiana middle school classroom when a classmate opened fire says the science teacher launched a basketball at the gunman as part of his effort to limit the damage. Thirteen-year-old Ethan Stonebraker told ABC News that teacher Jason Seaman ran at the shooter "with his arms in front of him, and then he just tackled him

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    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - The Latest on a possible shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local): 6:45 p.m. A student who was in an Indiana middle school classroom when a classmate opened fire says the science teacher launched a basketball at the gunman as part of his effort to limit the damage. Thirteen-year-old Ethan Stonebraker told ABC News that teacher Jason Seaman ran at the shooter "with his arms in front of him, and then he just tackled him

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  • Rescuers recover vehicle from Selway river, no bodies inside

    Rescuers recover vehicle from Selway river, no bodies inside

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:17:16 GMT
    Photos Courtesy: Idaho County Sheriff's OfficePhotos Courtesy: Idaho County Sheriff's Office
    Photos Courtesy: Idaho County Sheriff's OfficePhotos Courtesy: Idaho County Sheriff's Office

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Rescuers have recovered a sport utility vehicle from the upper Selway River in the Idaho backcountry, but Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings says none of the four hunters missing since the crash earlier this week were inside.    The vehicle flipped into the river early Monday in a remote part of central Idaho about 60 miles west of Darby, Montana. Two of six men inside got out safely and have returned to Georgia.    

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    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Rescuers have recovered a sport utility vehicle from the upper Selway River in the Idaho backcountry, but Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings says none of the four hunters missing since the crash earlier this week were inside.    The vehicle flipped into the river early Monday in a remote part of central Idaho about 60 miles west of Darby, Montana. Two of six men inside got out safely and have returned to Georgia.    

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  • Is Cracker Barrel planning to open a location in North Spokane?

    Is Cracker Barrel planning to open a location in North Spokane?

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:18 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:18:25 GMT
    Courtesy Cracker BarrelCourtesy Cracker Barrel

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Although it hasn't been publicly announced, it looks like the Cracker Barrel chain of restaurants and country stores is coming to Spokane. According to Inland Northwest Business Watch, documents have been filed with the city, showing plans to build a new Cracker Barrel in North Spokane. The plans show that the restaurant would be on the Northeast side of the N. Newport Hwy / E. Hoerner Ave. intersection, nearby The 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Although it hasn't been publicly announced, it looks like the Cracker Barrel chain of restaurants and country stores is coming to Spokane. According to Inland Northwest Business Watch, documents have been filed with the city, showing plans to build a new Cracker Barrel in North Spokane. The plans show that the restaurant would be on the Northeast side of the N. Newport Hwy / E. Hoerner Ave. intersection, nearby The 

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  • No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

    No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:40 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:40:25 GMT
    No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in ArizonaNo rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona
    Texas teen calls mom, a 911 dispatcher, to say house ablazeTexas teen calls mom, a 911 dispatcher, to say house ablaze

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Many part of the West are dealing with drought. But nowhere else has more state and federal land been closed to recreation than in Arizona ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. With little snowpack and precipitation, conditions are ripe for massive wildfires.    The partial closures in a handful of Arizona's national forests represent a small percentage of the land overall. But they're putting a damper on camping, hiking, fishing and mountain bi...

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    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Many part of the West are dealing with drought. But nowhere else has more state and federal land been closed to recreation than in Arizona ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. With little snowpack and precipitation, conditions are ripe for massive wildfires.    The partial closures in a handful of Arizona's national forests represent a small percentage of the land overall. But they're putting a damper on camping, hiking, fishing and mountain bi...

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  • $500K Bench Warrant Issued For Lori Isenberg After Missing 2nd Arraignment

    $500K Bench Warrant Issued For Lori Isenberg After Missing 2nd Arraignment

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-05-26 00:28:09 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A $500k bench warrant has been issued for Lori Isenberg after she failed to appear for her arraignment hearing Friday.  Isenberg was the last person to see her husband, 68-year-old Larry Isenberg, alive before his body was recovered from Lake Coeur d'Alene.  In February, Isenberg reportedly told authorities that her husband fell from their boat at Powderhorn Bay as he attempted to fix the boat's electric trolling 

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A $500k bench warrant has been issued for Lori Isenberg after she failed to appear for her arraignment hearing Friday.  Isenberg was the last person to see her husband, 68-year-old Larry Isenberg, alive before his body was recovered from Lake Coeur d'Alene.  In February, Isenberg reportedly told authorities that her husband fell from their boat at Powderhorn Bay as he attempted to fix the boat's electric trolling 

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